Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Targets by Reduce by half the proportion of people living on less than a dollar a day. Reduce by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger.
Conditional Cash Transferswidely credited as a successful anti-poverty program, is based on actions such as enrolling children in school or receiving vaccinations. Instead, there is less excuse for neglectful behavior as, for example, children are prevented from begging on the streets instead of going to school because it could result in suspension from the program.
Currently modern, expansive welfare states that ensure economic opportunity, independence and security in a near universal manner are still the exclusive domain of the developed nations.
Funding tends to be used in a selective manner where the highest ranked health problem is the only thing treated, rather than funding basic health care development.
The diseases then treated are ranked by their prevalence, morbidity, risk of mortality, and the feasibility of control. The argument occurs because once these people are treated, they are sent back to the conditions that led to the disease in the first place.
By doing this, money and resources from aid can be wasted when people are re-infected. To prevent this, money could be spent on teaching citizens of the developing countries health education, basic sanitation, and providing adequate access to prevention methods and medical infrastructure.
Not only would NGO money be better spent, but it would be more sustainable. These arguments suggest that the NGO development aid should be used for prevention and determining root causes rather acting upon political endeavours and treating for the sake of saying they helped.
Policy becomes much more oriented toward what will get more aid money than it does towards meeting the needs of the people. Debt relief One of the proposed ways to help poor countries that emerged during the s has been debt relief.
Given that many less developed nations have gotten themselves into extensive debt to banks and governments from the rich nations, and given that the interest payments on these debts are often more than a country can generate per year in profits from exports, cancelling part or all of these debts may allow poor nations "to get out of the hole".
Apprenticeships clearly build needed trade skills.
If modest amounts of cash and land can be combined with a modicum of agricultural skills in a temperate climate, subsistence can give way toward modest societal wealth. As has been mentioned, education for women will allow for reduced family size—an important poverty reduction event in its own right.
While all components mentioned above are necessary, the portion of education pertaining to the variety of skills needed to build and maintain the infrastructure of a developing moving out of poverty society: Yet, many well-developed western economies are moving strongly away from the essential apprenticeships and skill training which affords a clear vocational path out of modern urban poverty.
Microloans[ edit ] One of the most popular of the new technical tools for economic development and poverty reduction are microloans made famous in by the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh.
The idea is to loan small amounts of money to farmers or villages so these people can obtain the things they need to increase their economic rewards.
Between and around 1, saving and credit groups SCGs were formed, with over 17, members; these SCGs increased their access to microcredit for taking up small-scale farm activities. Because women and men experience poverty differently, they hold dissimilar poverty reduction priorities and are affected differently by development interventions and poverty reduction strategies.
Strategies to empower women[ edit ] Several platforms have been adopted and reiterated across many organizations in support of the empowerment of women with the specific aim of reducing poverty. Encouraging more economic and political participation by women increases financial independence from and social investment in the government, both of which are critical to pulling society out of poverty.
With legitimate claims to land, women gain bargaining power, which can be applied to their lives outside of and within the household. The neutrality of this article is disputed.
Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met.How to Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger Poverty is like a cancer for society — it is debilitating and does not have a cure-all solution.
The number one priority for the UN in was the eradication of extreme poverty. Extreme poverty is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as living under the dollar amount of $ USD per day. Extreme poverty rates have fallen in every developing region.
Globally, the MDG target on the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has been met five years ahead of the target date. Dec 12, · Poverty Reduction is lagging behind economic Growth.
Africa is the world’s second fastest growing region. Poverty has declined faster since than over –—but not fast enough to reach the target by This goal is transformative because it extends MDG 1 to “zero”, calling for an end to extreme poverty and hunger by Unlike when the MDGs were formulated, this ambition is now feasible: between and , we can almost completely eradicate both conditions from the face of the earth.
Since the goal to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger was the number one MDG for the UN, there is much to celebrate for the continued success of the MDG program. Still, over one billion people, some 13 percent of the world population, is living in extreme poverty.